FoundationGives the name of the site — generally in its Old Irish form, (if attested in early or medieval sources, or if it appears to be readily reconstructable) otherwise the modern English placename is given.: Ard Salach/Sailech

TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Ardsallagh
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Ardsallagh
DeaneryThis records the rural deanery (a sub-division of the diocese) to which the parish belongs.:Trim
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Meath
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Navan Lwr
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Meath
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Leinster; Armagh
SourcesThis is concerned almost exclusively with hagiographical sources (mainly Lives of the saints, martyrologies and genealogies of the saints) and relates to the individuals and lineages in Doc Assoc and Lineage.:Colgan Acta, 399, 406
Recorded HistoryThis concerns the subsequent history of the site, with emphasis on pre-Norman (or early post-Norman) native sources mainly annals but also including medieval ecclesiastical records (charters or taxations), English Crown documents and, on occasion, modern sources (especially surveys or maps, which may mark the location of lost sites or illuminate placenames).:Tax 1302-06
GenderThis seeks to classify foundations as male or female based on the gender of the reputed founder, the later succession-record or the placename of the site.:female?
Medieval DedicationNotes medieval church-dedications to saints whether Irish or Continental.:St. Brigit
Familial LinksIndicates links between foundations, whether claimed in hagiographical sources (a lesser site said to have submitted to greater site), attested by charter, or indicated by tradition or placename evidence.:Brigidine/Kildare?
Field RemainsRecords physical remains of sites, whether visible in the field or accessed through excavation. Precedence is given to features considered to be characteristic of the Early Christian/pre-Reform era, such as enclosures, (especially circular or oval), cross-slabs, high-crosses, bullauns and raised areas — with round towers and church remains further down the list unless there is a strong case for doing otherwise.:ch ruin 13thc features (no. 1332); well St. Bridget's (no. 1575), female stone head
BibliographyMentions secondary references (sometimes very select indeed) to the site concerned. Some contain detailed discussion, others (especially where little else seems to be available) only the briefest mentions. For details see the Bibliography page.:Archdall 1786, 513; Cogan 1862, 113-14; Hogan 1910, 47-8; Moore 1987, 128, 153
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:ident./adj to Ard bren nDomnach (Cogan)?